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THE IKON INDUSTRY.
TABLE XXIV-DóContinued.
Strata and thickness in feet..	Fe	Mn	P	SiOa	CaO	A1203	
107            20     Gray ore	45 6			12 5	4   5		
127             12     Blue marl . '							
	39 6			25.5	3 9		
							
	87 6			12 3	18 2		
115            15     Marl		......	.....				
	35 8			21 1	6 4		
148            14     Black ore	42 0	......		17 0	8 0		
							CO,
							
46             3     Bed ore ..... 49             19     Earth.   ..    .	29.4	......	......	8.3	30.4	5.9	16.0
68             2     Yellow ...... 70             12     Earth .......	34.7	......		8.7	15.7	5.8	12.9
82              5     Yellow ...... 87              6     Earth .....	28.3			17.9	14.4	8.3	11.3
93             13     Gray ........	34 1			. 10.7	14 2	6.6	
106             21      Harth ......							
127              7     Brown .......	88.8			16.2	4.7	7.8	
134             8     Earth .   .							
142             8     Black ........	82.7			21.8	6.9	6.1	
TVedding.          Red Calcareous ... .....	42 9	tr '	0 54	9 9	14.8	4.7	H,0 6.8
Red Silicious ..........	34.5	0 7	0 32	23.6	12.0	5.8	8.6
Gray ..................	38.9		0.92	9.5	13.3	2.3	17-5
Brown .................	21.5		0 71	16.5	21.0	6.4	25.1
Green ..................	33 4	0 4	0 88	24 4	2.7	10.3	15.0
Stahl und Eisen. Rumela,nge Dudelange.. ' Esch ...................	33.2 40.7 39.5	0.6 0.4 0.4	0.80 1.00 1.00	6.8 7.5 13.4	16.3 7.7 6.4	5.2 4.7 6.1	
DiSerdange la Madelaine Kohlmann.	27.6 39.2 18.2 32 to 45	0.3 0.4 0.2	0.72 0.81 0.53	42.0 16.1 8.5 11 to 22	4.9 5.3 33.3 2to7	4.6 6.4 2.3 6	
Brown; 6 to 12 feet ..............	36 to 45			5 to 21	4 to 9		
Gray calcareous ............	82 to 41			5 to 15	4 to 14	4 to 6	
Yellow calcareous ; 15 feet. .....	32 to 36			7 to 9	10 to 15		
Red calcareous ; 6 to 12 feet. ....	34 to 40			8 to 9	9 to 15		
Red silicious ............. . .......	36			26 to 27	2 to 8		
							
Hayange means Hayingen, and Differdange, Diflerdingen, but can hardly know that Diedenhofen and Thionville are the same.
Lothringen is a part of the Empire, unlike Luxemburg, which is merely connected with it through a tariff treaty. Both districts have the same characteristics, and rely on the enormous bed of iron ore which extends beyond their borders into France and Belgium, and whose known contents will supply iron for many generations. This ore goes by the term "Minette," a contemptuous diminutive once given it by French workmen; this is also the name of one of the French provinces in which it occurs. It is an oolite, consisting of small grains, each one made up of concentric shells of silicious or calcareous matter and hydrous ferric oxide. The beds throughout the greater part of Lothringen carry an excess of lime, but near the